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Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation Associate Attorney
Location: Vestal
Date: January 30, 2019

Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation Associate Attorney

Since 1927, the lawyers and staff of Levene Gouldin & Thompson have helped clients with prompt legal expertise. A general practice firm with offices throughout Central New York and Northern Pennsylvania, LG&T has over 70 attorneys and paralegals who provide counsel to families and businesses on a host of legal matters. Many LG&T attorneys are included on prestigious lists such as The Best Lawyers in America, New York Super Lawyers and the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America. LG&T is a civic minded firm, proud of its commitment to the community and long an active contributor in various community-based initiatives. Attorneys and staff enjoy opportunities to participate in a variety of charitable and non-profit programs and events sponsored by the firm.

There is an opportunity in the firm’s Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation practice area for a New York State admitted attorney with 2 to 3 years of experience.

Requirements (candidates must meet the following for consideration):

  • Juris Doctor from Accredited Law School.
  • New York State Bar admission. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in New York State.
  • Minimum of 2 years of medical malpractice defense litigation experience.
  • Greater consideration is given to candidates with some connection to Binghamton or upstate New York area.

Responsibilities/Duties:

Defending medical malpractice actions from commencement to conclusion, including:

  • Consulting with the clients and carriers.
  • Drafting pleadings and discovery documents.
  • Conducting depositions.
  • Drafting and arguing motions.
  • Handling trials.
  • Drafting and arguing appeals.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience including a structured bonus program.

Benefits program for our attorneys is robust and includes:

  • Generous Paid Time Off.
  • Affordable health insurance including dental and vision coverage.
  • Retirement plans.
  • CLE and bar admission expense reimbursement.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Paid Family Leave.


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